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castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient